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If Doctor Who crashlanded the Tardis in Rye the great timelord would be hard pressed to say what century he was in. The road signs say this is ‘1066 Country’ but there are Ford Mondeos parked on the streets. Rye’s a slice of a parallel England that’s hard to pin down. Is it a medieval port town? A Hitchcock film set? Or is it plugging a hole in space time? Well, in fact it’s all of these things. A small town atop a sandstone promontory that was once a strategic port, the place has retained its cobbled streets and higgledy-piggledy houses and now looks like old England pickled in a jar.

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A slice of a parallel England:
is Rye a medieval port town,
or plugging a hole in space time?
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